Quotes and Sayings

30 Feeling Alone Quotes to Overcome Sadness and Emptiness

I wanted to emphasize a profound alone quote by Jean La Brucere; She says, ‘ All our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.’

Kindly do not misunderstand ‘ loneliness’ with ‘aloneness.’ But in common usage, it is mostly used as an overlapping word.

You can be incredibly lonely in a crowd or can be totally at ease in inner solitude even while being in a group. 

Put merely, aloneness means ‘ a certain alright ness’ with oneself.  

In aloneness, you are basically ‘okay’ at a mental level, and it doesn’t matter too much whether I am with somebody or not.

In profound aloneness, you know your self- worth, and you don’t get shaken or affected by external situations.

How do you become healthy and not feel lonely?

A significant mark of an alone person is that, even in an unfavorable condition, their mental strength is rock solid.

You won’t find then timid, or weak, or heartbroken easily. These are amazing people worthy of having as a great companion. 

It’s a great myth to think that solitude or aloneness means feeling dejected, cutting ties from the world, escaping to the mountains, relieving stress, etc. 

If you find somebody showing such behavior, know that person is currently going through a lot of inner turmoil and desperately looking for peace of mind. It’s the opposite of being alone.

Wherever you are, it doesn’t matter, ask yourself: Am I okay with my current life? Am I okay with who I am? Do I love myself? Or I always feel alone and empty, unloved, unwanted, sad, depressed, helpless, crying, or, feel like no one cares about me?

Aloneness is a state of mind in a different dimension where you love yourself and don’t bother whether you get attention from the world or not.

If you are currently feeling alone (lonely) due to a recent breakup, or ongoing ego clash in a relationship or the fear of being left out or rejected, reading our being alone quotes will sure lift your spirits. 

I hope our collection of feeling alone quotes will help you overcome the current emptiness and sadness from your life and bring more calmness and depth into your life.

Best Alone Quotes and Sayings 

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
– Helen Keller

People who cannot bear to be alone are generally the worst company.
– Albert Guino

The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.
– Justin Timberlake

Language… has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone.
– Paul Tillich

Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.
– Abdul Kalam

It is better to be alone than in bad company.
– George Washington

I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone.
– Audrey Hepburn

What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.
– Ellen Burstyn

I think it’s good for a person to spend time alone. It gives them an opportunity to discover who they are and to figure out why they are always alone.
– Amy Sedaris

And if you couldn’t be loved, the next best thing was to be let alone.
– L.M. Montgomery

Sometimes life is too hard to be alone, and sometimes life is too good to be alone.
– Elizabeth Gilbert

The trouble is not really in being alone, it’s being lonely. One can be lonely in the midst of a crowd, don’t you think?
– Christine Feehan

Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
– Dag Hammarskjold

We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.
– Orson Welles

The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.
– Mother Teresa

Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
– Octavio Paz

When we truly realize that we are all alone is when we need others the most.
– Ronald Anthony

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
– Pearl S. Buck

People think being alone makes you lonely, but I don’t think that’s true. Being surrounded by the wrong people is the loneliest thing in the world.
– Kim Culbertson

Being isolated at times doesn’t always mean that you want to distance yourself from others; it simply means that you need some space to see things clearly.
– Wazim Shaw

Sometimes you just have to stand alone to make sure you still can.
– Unknown Author

I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
– Henry David Thoreau

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Solitude is a chosen separation for refining your soul. Isolation is what you crave when you neglect the first.
– Wayne Cordeiro

Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.
– Thomas Browne

It is far better to be alone than to wish you were.
– Ann Landers

All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
– Jean De La Bruyere

A man can be himself alone so long as he is alone if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.
– Arthur Schopenhaur

I have a huge, active imagination, [and] I think I’m really scared of being alone; because if I’m left to my own devices, I’ll just turn into a madwoman.
– Claire Danes

Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your own presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement.
– Alice Koller

I hope you enjoy reading our alone quotes collection and found some solace within.

Share it with your loved ones, in social circles, and let them know that ‘only when you are alone, you are free.’

Also, which being alone quote is your favorite?

Let us know in the comments!

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